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CAD & GIS News & Tips for Govies 4/9

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CAD News & Tips for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, tips, events, and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up: First City in the World To Manage Its Water Systems In The Cloud The University of Notre Dame is helping ... Read More »

Creating AutoCAD Plot Stamps with Fields

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By Donnie Gladfelter, (aka The CAD Geek) CADD Microsystems Trying to figure out which of the two plots on your desk is the most up-to-date version of a plan sheet is never much fun. Of course, even if you know which plot is the latest, you’ll still need to know where it’s saved to make any updates to it. By ... Read More »

CAD & GIS News for Govies 3/27

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CAD News for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, tips, events, and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up: Streamlining Smoothes Progress on Maryland Highway Project Before construction of the $2.83-billion Intercounty Connector began in 2007, Maryland State Highway Administration officials ... Read More »

CAD & GIS News for Govies 3/20

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CAD News for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, events, and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up: Autodesk Launches Instant Mobile Messaging App for Enterprise Users Autodesk is stepping outside of its usual enterprise-grade software world and dipping its toes ... Read More »

BIM for Govies eBook – A Definitive How-to Guide for Government Buildings and Highway Design

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A lot has been written about the impact building information modeling (BIM) is having in the private sector, helping firms better manage the entire lifecycle of architecture and infrastructure projects, from the design/build phase through facilities management. But what about the public sector? How can your agency benefit from BIM? BIM for Govies™ is a free eBook that sheds light ... Read More »

CAD & GIS News for Govies 3/13

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CAD News for Govies is a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, events, and ideas that impact the public sector. Here’s the latest round-up: Webinar: What Transportation Agencies Need to Know About how this Year’s Winter Might Affect Spring Weather If you’re involved in highway design or ... Read More »

Tales from the Helpdesk Crypt – Selecting Hardware Configurations for Revit

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By David Metcalf, CADSoft Consulting Frequently, we have are asked on customer support to make hardware recommendations for Revit users. Being that hardware technology advances fairly quickly, we can’t make specific recommendations on what hardware to buy. However to be helpful, we typically ask several questions about the scale of projects, amounts of rendering and then we will make some ... Read More »

8 How-To Video Tutorials for Transportation Infrastructure Designers & Engineers

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If you’re a transportation engineer, designer, planner or surveyor, you likely already know that there are countless video tutorials and webinars out there to help you master your craft. But how do you identify the genuine tutorials from the product pushes? We’ve done it for you! Here are eight video tutorials featuring tips and tricks for all competency levels, whether ... Read More »

New to the 3D Environment? Understand the Right Hand Rule for Autodesk 3D

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By Bill McKown, Visualization Expert with Synergis Engineering Design Solutions Sometimes the simplest explanation can save many hours of frustration.  That’s what we find when people move directly to a 3D environment without an introduction training.  It’s different. Sure, it’s still designing, and sometimes it makes manipulating your design a longer, more frustrating process as you learn on your own.  With that ... Read More »

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